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Beauchet Olivier


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Dr. Beauchet holds a MD degree from the University of St-Etienne University since 1999 and completed a specialty in Neurology, Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at St-Etienne University (France). He has a master of science in neuropsychology and a PhD in Human Motricity and handicap at St-Etienne University (France). He was a full Professor of Geriatrics at McGill University and the holder of the Dr. Joseph Kaufmann Chair in Geriatric Medicine (Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada) from 2015 to 2020. He was also over these past 5 years the director of the Centre of Excellence on Longevity of the integrated university health and social network (RUISSS) McGill (Quebec, Canada), a staff Physician at the Sir Mortimer B. Davis Jewish General Hospital and a senior researcher at the Institute Lady Davis for Medical Research  (Montreal, Quebec, Canada). Since September 2020, he is a full tenure professor at the University of Montreal (Faculty of medicine and Departement of medicine), a staff Physician at the IUGM and a research director at the CRUIGM.

Research interests

Dr Beauchet’s research dommains are: interaction between cognition and motricity, the effects of arts on health in older adults and fraility.